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Authentic maison de village in Rians en Provence, with private garden

Bedrooms 3
Space 882 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Detached house, with private garden and fantastic view for 4 peopl

In the heart of the Provence, La Petite Maison Rose offers all simple pleasures and lets you submerge in local culture. Built in the sixteenth century on the ruins of a twelfth century rampart of a medieval castle, La Petite Maison Rose, overlooks the village roof tops and is nestled adjacent to the village Church which actively rythms the life of the village, with its bells and activities.

Packed with character features; exposed beams, bare-stone walls, a vaulted ceiling summer kitchen, and a wood burner, the property was respectfully updated and maintains its historical character whilst adding modern comfort and design. The cosy detached house is spread over three storeys and has a secluded and snug garden offering both sun and shaded areas.

Whether to discover the Provence, just relax & unwind, or immerse yourself into the uncomplicated village life, La Petite Maison Rose is the perfect getaway

Whilst its dark pink facade shows off it summer covering of the leaves of the ‘vigne’, this comfortable and cosy house is full of charm and forms part of the heritage of the village. The old thick stone walls keep the house cool over the hot summer days in the South of France.

The décor is simple and understatedly elegant with Farrow & Ball soft shades of grey, crème or white. The furniture carefully restored and collected from antiques shops across Europe, will ensure your comfort in style.

On the ground floor:

-The main living area

-Open kitchen with panoramic views

-Entrance hallway and toilet

-Bathroom with bath and walk-in shower

-bedroom with single bed

On the first floor:

-Master bedroom with double bed

-A second bedroom with one single bed

On the ground floor, from the garden:

-Private and enclosed garden with large dining table with seven chairs, two butterfly chairs and a bench

-Summer kitchen with sink and more appliances

-Outdoor wood burning oven and barbecue

Whilst the house has kept its original layout and features, it is not recommended for person with reduced mobility and also parents travelling with young children. Please visit the website for more pictures - english version available.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs. Marie-Pierre Leenders
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2018

About Mrs. Marie-Pierre Leenders

In 2004, we felt in love with this house in the village of Rians, adjacent to the church and full of charms. We made some adjustments and modernisation, keeping the historical layout and using original materials, We have redecorated it to our taste and we love to spend most of our holidays here, with our two daughters. Part of the French family lives nearby

Mrs. Marie-Pierre Leenders purchased this house in 2004

Why Mrs. Marie-Pierre Leenders chose Rians

Rians is one untouched and authentic village, ideally located to visit the region. The house is located in the village, on the top next to the church. It is our house when we come to France, where we love relaxing, and enjoying the nature and weather.

What makes this house unique

Detached house, in the village, with private and enclosed garden. The house is located on the top of the village, next to the church and offers greats views to the vallee and village roofs tops. Very luminous with large windows in the kitchen. Private garden with a mature vegetation and ideal to relax and eat outside.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rians in Var

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 882 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • river
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Salle de bains 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Bare-stone walls complimented by a locally made Terre-Cuites and exposed beams feature in the bathroom which offers a large walk-in shower, a full size bath and a sink set on a stone slab. The window opens out to the church square and fills the room with natural light, whilst the shutters will give you privacy. The house is equipped with a water boiler tank and in order to have an optimum enjoyment it, it is recommended to reasonnably use the hot water. The toilet is located under the stairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , double bed (140x200 cm)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , single bed (90x190 cm)
    - 1 Single Bed
  • A narrow stairs leads up to the master bedroom which has one double bed (4’6”x6’6” - 140x200cm), and a charming dresser, as well as a cupboard with shelves. The rooms has double glazed window which looks out onto the presbytery and old clock tower, a free standing electric fan, a bedside table with a lamp. The third bedroom is located on the ground floor and has a single bed, with desk and chairs. The simple décor in soft grey, linen curtains, rattan head board, and vintage red floor give a romantic feel to the room. The dressing room is en-suite and reveals the slim and curved shapes of the house. The room has a single day-bed and a large wardrobe with the house linen. The bedroom has a small double glazed window overlooking to the village and the valley, a bedside table and a lamp.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
For your comfort, beds will be prepared for your stay and a supplement of €10 per person is requested for the rent of all the linen for your stay (sheets, pillows, duvet, blanket, towels, kitchen linen). The rent property comes with furniture and equipment, water, gas for cooking and hot water and electricity. There is also a supplement of €25 over winter months for the gas for the heating per week, and also €25 per week for the wood supply. The kitchen is equipped with a gaz cooker, small refrigerator, and a dishwasher. In the summer kitchen you will find a second large refrigerator with freezer, a washing machine, a dryer, a iron board and iron, a vacum cleaner, a sink with a tap.


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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Marseilles Marignane International Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
In the village of Rians, down the steps
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Marseille, Toulon
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nans les Pins
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Aix en Provence TGV Station
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
in the Village of Rians, down the steps
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Car: recommended

An ideal touring base to discover the area. At the gate of the Cote d’Azur and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Var and its beautiful landscapes with coastline, mountains, lakes, vineyards, waterfalls, forests, gorges and a sunny Mediterranean climate provide you with an exceptional place to start your visits of the area.

Experience the Verdon; Europe’s most spectacular canyon, wild, unspoilt territory where extreme sports and sensations reign supreme. Enjoy from the top hill villages, the wonderful view all the way down to the lake of the gorges Rivers, mountains, vineyards, a sacred forest, the Sainte-Baume where St. Mary Magdalene took refuge.

Discover why this green landscape was a haven of peace for the counts of Provence who sheltered from the hot weather in their castles during the summer Discover the architectural and cultural heritages of famous towns such as Aix-en-Provence, Manosque, Sisteron or Marseille.

Rians is an old, friendly and unpretentious village in the western Var. Located on a farming plain between the hills Sainte Victoire and the Durance, just south of the Verdon and Luberon regions.

Rians has kept its authenticity and remains an unspoilt Provencal village, which offers great hospitality by the locals and a simple life style. Built on a hill, it has narrow streets, alleys and passage. Rians will surprise you with its charms which you will discover by walking around the village.

With slightly more than 4,000 inhabitants, you find all major commodities; cafés, boulangeries, patisseries, boucherie, épiceries offering local fruits and vegetables, simple restaurants and a supermarket at the entrance of the village


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rians, Var

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Basse Saison
30 Sep 2017 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid season
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

bois Poêle £17.55
Nettoyage £43.89
supplement chauffage £43.89
Refundable Damage Deposit £263.32
Pet Fee £0
location linge maison £17.55

Les tarifs incluent :
-La location meublée de la maison, du samedi après 17h au samedi avant 10h, l'entretien du jardin et consommation d'eau.
-La maison est équipée de toute la vaisselle et ustensiles de cuisine.
-les suppléments pour le chauffage (50euro par semaine) et le bois (20 Euro pour une semaine) est applicable pour la période basse et moyenne (Octobre à Avril)
-les tarifs incluent l'électricité, l'eau, et le gaz pour la gazinière.
-le supplément pour la location du linge maison (serviettes, draps et torchons) est calculé pour une occupation simple. (10 euro par personne)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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